This past weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, Danica Patrick had the best finish of her career in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Patrick finished 24th, on the lead lap at the AAA Texas 500 under watchful eye of her new crew chief, Tony Gibson.
It seems like the change might of been just what the No.10 Go Daddy Team needed after struggling most of the season. Her previous best finish was at Chicagoland Speedway in September, where she finished in 25th position.
Gibson and Patrick are getting experience by work together now, before she goes full time points racing in the Sprint Cup Series next season.
“She ran with guys that she’s never run with before, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman and Denny Hamlin. To come here and run on the lead lap and a shot at a top-20 was pretty impressive…” Gibson said.
“To come here and run on the lead lap, and a shot at a top 20, was pretty impressive.”
Patrick has been running a shortened season this year under guidance of team owner Tony Stewart and ...